porch and roof

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cantaloup63

Hi. I live in a 3 bed semi which has a ground floor bay window with flat (slighly leaking but I can't find where!!) roof and an adjacent front door with a small pitch roof above it.

I want to replace all of this roof with one long pitched roof and simultaneously to create an enclosed porch. Do I need planning permission and building regs to be involved, and will the French window style entance to the new porch need FENSA certification?
 
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The porch bit is simple, provided you keep the overall roof down beneath 3m and the area beneath 3m² you're OK http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/permission/commonprojects/porch/ The roof over the bay I'm not so sure tbh. I guess the legislation for Roofwork would be applied and as such any projection over 150mm above the existing would come into play. http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/permission/commonprojects/roof/

The porch would be exempt from any Building Regulations although there is no harm in building to a reasonable standard rather than doing the least possible. The new roof over the bay would be subject to Building Control approval.
 
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cantaloup63

That is an excellent link and you have provided me with a definitive response. Many thanks indeed.

No further replies from anyone is now needed and I shan't be returning to view this thread again. Thank you for your perusals :)
 

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